hello Pine, Did you have a look at the events team manager job description? It is an open position, so there is currently nobody at the wmf to answer your question. For me the concept of 'event' is broader than the range of conferences you described. Would you consider yourself as a candidate for the position. Wpuld you consider me?
greetings, Ad Op zo 4 nov. 2018 20:58 schreef Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com: > Hello, > > My request from September has gone unanswered, so I am trying again. I > don't think that there is a single point of contact for conference funding > and strategy at WMF, but I think that there should be, and perhaps the lack > of such a person is why there hasn't been a response to this email. I don't > know who I should ping but I'm hoping that Katy can provide at least a > partial response, or direct this email to someone who can do so. > > Thanks, > > Pine > ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine ) > > > On Sat, Sep 29, 2018 at 5:55 PM Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Mindful of the ongoing discussions about conferences, I think that it > > would be helpful to have a big picture understanding of the goals, plans, > > and budgets for conferences collectively. > > > > As far as I know, these are the types of recurring conferences: > > > > (1) Wikimania, which seems to be a multi-purpose international > conference, > > with somewhat open admission if someone can afford to attend, is willing > to > > attend, and can get the necessary legal permissions; > > > > (2) the Wikimedia Summit (which I hope will get a name change to reflect > > its actual scope, because it's not an all-Wikimedia summit) which will > > focus on WMF, WMF committees that work with WMF affiliate organizations, > > and WMF affiliate organizations; > > > > (3) thematic conferences, such as the Wikisource Conference; > > > > (4) regional conferences, such as WikiConference North America; > > > > (5) organization-specific meetings of various kinds, including affiliate > > organizations' annual general meetings and WMF All Hands, and > > > > (6) the Wikimedia Technical Conference. > > > > I believe that WMF intended to do some strategic planning for the > > collection of conferences as a part of the larger WMF-led strategic > > planning process. Is this type of planning underway for conferences, and > if > > so can we get an update from someone who is familiar with the situation? > If > > the person who will respond is a paid staff member, then please feel free > > to wait to respond until a convenient workday next week. In the meantime, > > other people may wish to comment or ask questions. > > > > Thanks! > > > > Pine > > ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine ) > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>